The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
The recent announcement by Silver Fern Farms that Richard Young is the new chairman of the meat co-operative got this old mutt thinking this is a true case of ‘poacher turned gamekeeper’.
Silver Fern Farms Cooperative has reported a net profit before tax of $2.4m for the 2018 financial year.
A project to put fine-grained environmental mapping into the hands of farmers has been awarded one of the larger amounts in the latest round of Sustainable Farming Fund grants.
Farmers buying store cattle should be careful not to pay too much, warns Silver Fern Farms chief executive Dean Hamilton.
Meat company Silver Fern Farms is launching the first sea-freight container shipment of chilled beef as well as multiple air-freight orders of beef and lamb set for Chinese customers.
One of the first projects approved under the Government’s Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) in 2000 targeted avocado orchard management.
Silver Fern Farms’ Pareora plant just south of Timaru can now offer its staff full-time work for 52 weeks, rather than the seasonal work of the past.
Silver Fern Farms (SFF), New Zealand’s biggest meat processor, says it cannot rule out plant closures as it aims to bounce back from a huge financial loss last year.